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Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) Terry Scott speaks with Hospital Corpsman 1st Class Joseph Speranza and Hospital Corpsman 1s Class Tessie Delossantos while having lunch with Sailors in Camp Shields Crows Nest, Naval Hospital Okinawa

Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) Terry Scott speaks with...

Okinawa, Japan (Mar. 31, 1999) Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) Terry Scott speaks with Hospital Corpsman 1st Class Joseph Speranza and Hospital Corpsman 1s Class Tessie Delossantos while having l... more

Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) Terry Scott greets Rear Adm. Rick Ruehe, Commander Task Force Seventy Six (CTF-76), while making a visit aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Essex (LHD 2)

Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) Terry Scott greets Rear...

Okinawa, Japan (Mar. 31, 1999) Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) Terry Scott greets Rear Adm. Rick Ruehe, Commander Task Force Seventy Six (CTF-76), while making a visit aboard the amphibious assau... more

Manning the rails aboard USS Belleau Wood

Manning the rails aboard USS Belleau Wood

Okinawa, Japan (Mar. 14, 1999) Marines and Sailors from the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) and the amphibious assault ship USS Belleau Wood (LHA 3) man the rails as the ship returns to Okinawa after a fo... more

USMC personnel assigned to the 1ST Battalion, 3rd Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, Okinawa Japan and Armed Forces of Philippines (AFP) personnel take part in opening ceremonies for Exercise BALIKATAN 2000 held at Marine Base Ternate, Philippines. BALIKATAN 2000 is a joint combined field training exercise held between US and Philippines forces, and is the largest of its kind since 1995

USMC personnel assigned to the 1ST Battalion, 3rd Regiment, 3rd Marine...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: BALIKATAN 2000 Base: Marine Corps Base, Ternate State: Cavite Province Country: Philippines (PHL) Scene Camera Operator: SGT... more

USMC personnel assigned to the 1ST Battalion, 3rd Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, Okinawa Japan take part in opening ceremonies for Exercise BALIKATAN 2000 held at Marine Base Ternate, Philippines. BALIKATAN 2000 is a joint combined field training exercise held between US and Philippines forces, and is the largest of its kind since 1995

USMC personnel assigned to the 1ST Battalion, 3rd Regiment, 3rd Marine...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: BALIKATAN 2000 Base: Marine Corps Base, Ternate State: Cavite Province Country: Philippines (PHL) Scene Camera Operator: SGT... more

Corporal (CPL), Kevin D. Balain, USMC, 1ST Battalion, 3rd Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, Okinawa Japan teaches math to students at the Sapang Elementary School, Philippines as part of the community relations campaign during Exercise BALIKATAN 2000. BALIKATAN 2000 is a joint combined field training exercise held between US and Philippines forces, and is the largest of its kind since 1995

Corporal (CPL), Kevin D. Balain, USMC, 1ST Battalion, 3rd Regiment, 3r...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: BALIKATAN 2000 Country: Philippines (PHL) Scene Camera Operator: SGT Jason M. Carter, Usmc Release Status: Released to Public... more

USMC personnel assigned to the 1ST Battalion, 3rd Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, Okinawa Japan pose for a photograph with students outside the Sapang Elementary School, Philippines as part of the community relations campaign during Exercise BALIKATAN 2000. BALIKATAN 2000 is a joint combined field training exercise held between US and Philippines forces, and is the largest of its kind since 1995

USMC personnel assigned to the 1ST Battalion, 3rd Regiment, 3rd Marine...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: BALIKATAN 2000 Country: Philippines (PHL) Scene Camera Operator: SGT Jason M. Carter, Usmc Release Status: Released to Public... more

President William Jefferson Clinton, US Marine Corps Lieutenant General Earl B. Hailston, US Air Force General James Smith, US Navy Admiral Paul Scholtz and US Army Colonel Micheal J. sullivan listen to STAFF Sergeant Shane Wehunt (not shown) introduce the President during the ceremony in Okinawa, Japan. The President is visiting Okinawa Japan as part of a multinational summit involving the eight leading industrialized nations

President William Jefferson Clinton, US Marine Corps Lieutenant Genera...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: State: Okinawa Country: Japan (JPN) Scene Camera Operator: SGT Jason M. Carter, Usmc Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digit... more

The retired colors of 9th Marine Expeditionary Brigade (MEB), pass in review, during the deactivation ceremony held at Camp Courtney, Okinawa Japan

The retired colors of 9th Marine Expeditionary Brigade (MEB), pass in ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: FOAL EAGLE 2000 Base: Camp Courtney State: Okinawa Country: Japan (JPN) Scene Camera Operator: PFC J.L. Maness Release Stat... more

US Marine Corps Major General (MGEN), Rollins, promotes Lieutenant Colonel Williams to the rank of Colonel, during his promotion ceremony held at Camp Courtney, Okinawa Japan. Assisting in the promotion ceremony is COL Williamss wife

US Marine Corps Major General (MGEN), Rollins, promotes Lieutenant Col...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: FOAL EAGLE 2000 Base: Camp Courtney State: Okinawa Country: Japan (JPN) Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military... more

A CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter from HMH-463 Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii, lands on the island of Peleliu as part of Exercise KOA THUNDER 2001. Marines from Aviation Support Element, Kaneohe Bay Hawaii, 1ST Marine Air Wing (MAW), Okinawa Japan, and 3rd Marines 7th Battalion 29 Palms, California, participated in KOA THUNDER on the island of Guam from July 9 to July 14. The purpose of the exercise was to demonstrate the Marine Corps ability to deploy in the South Pacific from places other than Okinawa, Japan

A CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter from HMH-463 Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii, l...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: KOA THUNDER 2001 Base: Andersen Air Base State: Guam (GU) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Major Command Shown:... more

Community Relations - tutoring

Community Relations - tutoring

Okinawa, Japan (Jan. 29, 2002) Air Traffic Controller 2nd Class Larry Henry looks over a paper written by a 5th grade student at Amelia Earhart Intermediate School, Department of Defense Schools (DODS) Kadena A... more

Sailor completes electronic bench test

Sailor completes electronic bench test

Okinawa, Japan (Jan. 31, 2002) Mineman 1st Class Steven McMillian from Humble, TX, performs a maintenance calibration check on an underwater mine test set. Petty Officer McMillian is stationed with the U.S. Na... more

Aviation Machinist Mate 3rd Class Dexter A. Desamito from Fairfield, Calif., installs a new landing light

Aviation Machinist Mate 3rd Class Dexter A. Desamito from Fairfield, C...

Okinawa, Japan (Jun. 13, 2002) Aviation Machinist Mate 3rd Class Dexter A. Desamito from Fairfield, Calif., installs a new landing light on a P-3C Orion patrol aircraft. Petty Officer Desamito is assigned to P... more

Aviation Machinist Mate 3rd Class Dexter A. Desamito from Fairfield, Calif., performs a safety check on a newly installed landing light

Aviation Machinist Mate 3rd Class Dexter A. Desamito from Fairfield, C...

Okinawa, Japan (Jun. 13, 2002) Aviation Machinist Mate 3rd Class Dexter A. Desamito from Fairfield, Calif., performs a safety check on a newly installed landing light from the cockpit of a P-3C Orion patrol air... more

Aviation Machinist Mate 3rd Class Ines J. Ramos from Quitman, Texas, torques a propeller nut

Aviation Machinist Mate 3rd Class Ines J. Ramos from Quitman, Texas, t...

Okinawa, Japan (Jun. 14, 2002) Aviation Machinist Mate 3rd Class Ines J. Ramos from Quitman, Texas, torques a propeller nut during a propeller installation on a P-3C Orion patrol aircraft. Petty Officer Ramos ... more

Aviation Machinist Mate 3rd Class Ines J. Ramos from Quitman, Texas, makes adjustments to a propeller mount

Aviation Machinist Mate 3rd Class Ines J. Ramos from Quitman, Texas, m...

Okinawa, Japan (Jun. 14, 2002) Aviation Machinist Mate 3rd Class Ines J. Ramos from Quitman, Texas, makes adjustments to a propeller mount during a propeller installation on a P-3C Orion patrol aircraft. Petty... more

Navy Corpsman dons Personnel Field Protective Suite.

Navy Corpsman dons Personnel Field Protective Suite.

Okinawa, Japan (Jul. 24, 2002) A U.S. Navy Chief Hospital Corpsman assigned to the U.S. Marines 3rd Medical Battalion, dons a personnel field protective suite during a medical training exercise, designed to sim... more

Capt. Reiss and Capt. Cox of Helicopter Light Attack Squadron Three Six Seven (HMLA-367) fire precision-guided rockets from their �Cobra� Helicopter during a training mission, off the coast of Okinawa, Japan.

Capt. Reiss and Capt. Cox of Helicopter Light Attack Squadron Three Si...

Okinawa, Japan (Sep. 25, 2002) Capt. Reiss and Capt. Cox of Helicopter Light Attack Squadron Three Six Seven (HMLA-367) fire precision-guided rockets from their Cobra Helicopter during a training mission, off t... more

Steelworker Constructionman Peter Blum uses a wack-packer to pack dirt.

Steelworker Constructionman Peter Blum uses a wack-packer to pack dirt...

Okinawa, Japan (Feb. 27, 2003) Steelworker Constructionman Peter Blum uses a "wacky-packer" to pack earth prior to laying cement on top of the dirt at the White Beach Port Facility, Okinawa, Japan. Blum is atta... more

The amphibious assault ship USS Essex (LHD 2) sits moored pierside.

The amphibious assault ship USS Essex (LHD 2) sits moored pierside.

Okinawa, Japan (Feb. 27, 2003) The amphibious assault ship USS Essex (LHD 2) sits moored pierside at the White Beach Port Facility in Okinawa, Japan. U.S. Navy photo by Photographers Mate 2nd Class Anthony J. P... more

 Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) Terry Scott speaks with Hospital Corpsman 1st Class Weston R. Wright, during a luncheon with sailors at Camp Shields Crows Nest.

Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) Terry Scott speaks wit...

Okinawa, Japan (Mar. 31, 2003) Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) Terry Scott speaks with Hospital Corpsman 1st Class Weston R. Wright, during a luncheon with sailors at Camp Shields Crows Nest. The... more

Gen. Michael W. Hagee, Commandant of the Marine Corps, and Sgt. Maj. Alford McMichael, Sgt. Maj. of the Marine Corps, visit the 9th Engineer Support Battalion.

Gen. Michael W. Hagee, Commandant of the Marine Corps, and Sgt. Maj. A...

Okinawa, Japan (Apr. 16, 2003) Gen. Michael W. Hagee, Commandant of the Marine Corps, and Sgt. Maj. Alford McMichael, Sgt. Maj. of the Marine Corps, visit the 9th Engineer Support Battalion. Gen. Hagee visited... more

Gen. Michael W. Hagee, Commandant of the Marine Corps, and Sgt. Maj. Alford McMichael Sgt. Maj. of the Marine Corps speak to Marines assigned to the 12th Marine Regiment.

Gen. Michael W. Hagee, Commandant of the Marine Corps, and Sgt. Maj. A...

Okinawa, Japan (Apr. 16, 2003) Gen. Michael W. Hagee, Commandant of the Marine Corps, and Sgt. Maj. Alford McMichael Sgt. Maj. of the Marine Corps speak to Marines assigned to the 12th Marine Regiment. Gen. Hag... more

Gen. Michael W. Hagee, Commandant of the Marine Corps (CMC), discusses the adventures that Marines have while conducting the Medium Tactical Vehicle Replacement-Training Simulator with Cpl. Amina Welch

Gen. Michael W. Hagee, Commandant of the Marine Corps (CMC), discusses...

Okinawa, Japan (Apr. 16, 2003) Gen. Michael W. Hagee, Commandant of the Marine Corps (CMC), discusses the adventures that Marines have while conducting the Medium Tactical Vehicle Replacement-Training Simulator... more

 Gen. Michael W. Hagee, Commandant of the Marine Corps (CMC), visits Marine Wing Support Squadron One Seventy Two (MWSS-172) to boost the moral of the Marines

Gen. Michael W. Hagee, Commandant of the Marine Corps (CMC), visits M...

Okinawa, Japan (Apr. 16, 2003) Gen. Michael W. Hagee, Commandant of the Marine Corps (CMC), visits Marine Wing Support Squadron One Seventy Two (MWSS-172) to boost the moral of the Marines. Gen. Hagee visited ... more

Hospital Apprentice Michael Jacoby and Hospitalman Derek Roe, assigned to the U.S. Marines 3rd Division Medical Battalion, work to decontaminate patient

Hospital Apprentice Michael Jacoby and Hospitalman Derek Roe, assigned...

Okinawa, Japan (Apr. 28, 2003) Hospital Apprentice Michael Jacoby and Hospitalman Derek Roe, assigned to the U.S. Marines 3rd Division Medical Battalion, work to decontaminate patient Hospital Corpsman 3rd Clas... more

Hospital Corpsman John Copeck assigned to 3D Medical Battalion, Training Company, takes a break to hydrate after connecting his canteen to his gas mask.

Hospital Corpsman John Copeck assigned to 3D Medical Battalion, Traini...

Okinawa, Japan (Apr. 28, 2003) Hospital Corpsman John Copeck assigned to 3D Medical Battalion, Training Company, takes a break to hydrate after connecting his canteen to his gas mask, while participating in a m... more

Hospital Corpsman 2nd Class Fredd Allen, assigned to the U.S. Marines 3rd Division Medical Battalion, applies a head dressing to a simulated wound on the face of patient

Hospital Corpsman 2nd Class Fredd Allen, assigned to the U.S. Marines ...

Okinawa, Japan (Apr. 28, 2003) Hospital Corpsman 2nd Class Fredd Allen, assigned to the U.S. Marines 3rd Division Medical Battalion, applies a head dressing to a simulated wound on the face of patient Hospital ... more

Hospital Corpsman 2nd Class Fredd Allen assigned to 3rd Medical Battalion, applies a head dressing on the side of the face to a simulated wound during a mass casualty field training exercise

Hospital Corpsman 2nd Class Fredd Allen assigned to 3rd Medical Battal...

Okinawa, Japan (Apr. 28, 2003) Hospital Corpsman 2nd Class Fredd Allen assigned to 3rd Medical Battalion, applies a head dressing on the side of the face to a simulated wound during a mass casualty field traini... more

Hospital Corpsmen assigned to 3rd Medical Battalion, work to decontaminate a simulated patient by spraying and scrubbing him down after being exposed to a blister agent

Hospital Corpsmen assigned to 3rd Medical Battalion, work to decontami...

Okinawa, Japan (Apr. 28, 2003) Hospital Corpsmen assigned to 3rd Medical Battalion, work to decontaminate a simulated patient by spraying and scrubbing him down after being exposed to a blister agent. 3rd Medi... more

U.S. Navy Lt. Eric A. Schuchard operates the tactical coordinator (TACCO) station aboard a P-3C Orion aircraft

U.S. Navy Lt. Eric A. Schuchard operates the tactical coordinator (TAC...

Okinawa, Japan (May. 09, 2003) U.S. Navy Lt. Eric A. Schuchard operates the tactical coordinator (TACCO) station aboard a P-3C Orion aircraft during a mission en route to the Republic of the Philippines. Lt. S... more

Aviation Warfare Systems Operator 2nd Class Theresa R. Donahue monitors a video display of the Sensor Two Station aboard a P-3C Orion aircraft

Aviation Warfare Systems Operator 2nd Class Theresa R. Donahue monitor...

Okinawa, Japan (May. 09, 2003) Aviation Warfare Systems Operator 2nd Class Theresa R. Donahue monitors a video display of the Sensor Two Station aboard a P-3C Orion aircraft during a mission en route to the Rep... more

AAV's approach USS Harpers Ferry (LSD 49)

AAV's approach USS Harpers Ferry (LSD 49)

Okinawa, Japan (May. 29, 2003) Amphibious Assault Vehicles (AAVs) assigned to Combat Assault Battalion, 3rd Marine Division, approach USS Harpers Ferry (LSD 49), as they load up and prepare to deploy for exerci... more

 United Seaman�s Service Center Director Walter Christiansen and Lt. Cmdr. Cheryl Manning, Commanding Officer Military Sealift Command Office Okinawa,  place a wreath on the pier at Naha Military Port

United Seaman�s Service Center Director Walter Christiansen and Lt. C...

Okinawa, Japan (May. 30, 2003) United Seamans Service Center Director Walter Christiansen and Lt. Cmdr. Cheryl Manning, Commanding Officer Military Sealift Command Office Okinawa, place a wreath on the pier at... more

Builder Constructionman Oliver Forrester sets screw jack placements for extra support on a roof that will soon have concrete place on top of it.

Builder Constructionman Oliver Forrester sets screw jack placements fo...

Okinawa, Japan (Jul. 17, 2003) Builder Constructionman Oliver Forrester sets screw jack placements for extra support on a roof that will soon have concrete place on top of it. Constructionman Forrester is attac... more

The amphibious command ship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) is moored at the White Beach Naval Facility, Okinawa, Japan

The amphibious command ship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) is moored at the W...

Okinawa, Japan (Aug. 13, 2003) The amphibious command ship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) is moored at the White Beach Naval Facility, Okinawa, Japan. U.S. Navy photo by Photographers Mate 3rd Class Kaitlyn Rae Vargo... more

A target drone is fired off the flight deck aboard USS Cushing (DD 985), that will be used to give the Navy an opportunity for real-world target practice

A target drone is fired off the flight deck aboard USS Cushing (DD 985...

Okinawa, Japan (Aug. 19, 2003) A target drone is fired off the flight deck aboard USS Cushing (DD 985), that will be used to give the Navy an opportunity for real-world target practice. U.S. Navy photo by Photo... more

Sailors from Fleet Activities Okinawa, Japan on load target drones

Sailors from Fleet Activities Okinawa, Japan on load target drones

Okinawa, Japan (Aug. 19, 2003) Sailors from Fleet Activities Okinawa, Japan on load target drones, aboard USS Cushing (DD 985), that will be used to give the Navy an opportunity for real-world target practice. ... more

Sailors from Fleet Activities Okinawa, Japan on load target drones

Sailors from Fleet Activities Okinawa, Japan on load target drones

Okinawa, Japan (Aug. 19, 2003) Sailors from Fleet Activities Okinawa, Japan on load target drones, aboard USS Cushing (DD 985), that will be used to give the Navy an opportunity for real-world target practice. ... more

Sailors from USS Cushing�s (DD 985) deck division hauls in the lines before getting underway from Okinawa, Japan

Sailors from USS Cushing�s (DD 985) deck division hauls in the lines b...

Okinawa, Japan (Aug. 19, 2003) Sailors from USS Cushings (DD 985) deck division hauls in the lines before getting underway from Okinawa, Japan. U.S. Navy photo by Photographers Mate 2nd Class Erich Ryland. File... more

Aviation Machinist�s Mate 3rd Class Qunita M. Triplett steadies a turtleback on the wing of a P-3C Orion

Aviation Machinist�s Mate 3rd Class Qunita M. Triplett steadies a turt...

Okinawa, Japan (Aug. 20, 2003) Aviation Machinists Mate 3rd Class Qunita M. Triplett steadies a "turtleback" on the wing of a P-3C Orion assigned to the Skinny Dragons of Patrol Squadron Four (VP-4) as Aviation... more

Hospital Corpsman 2nd Class Lee Beams, Hospital Corpsman 2nd Class Bobby Ferrell, and Hospital Corpsman 1st Class Anthony Rivera remove a patient from the water during a mock rescue training exercise

Hospital Corpsman 2nd Class Lee Beams, Hospital Corpsman 2nd Class Bob...

Okinawa, Japan (Oct. 03, 2003) Hospital Corpsman 2nd Class Lee Beams, Hospital Corpsman 2nd Class Bobby Ferrell, and Hospital Corpsman 1st Class Anthony Rivera remove a patient from the water during a mock resc... more

Hospital Corpsman 2nd Class Bobby Ferrell applies Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) skills to a simulated unconscious patient during a mass casualty drill

Hospital Corpsman 2nd Class Bobby Ferrell applies Emergency Medical Te...

Okinawa, Japan (Oct. 03, 2003) Hospital Corpsman 2nd Class Bobby Ferrell applies Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) skills to a simulated unconscious patient during a mass casualty drill at the 8th annual Pacif... more

Engineering Aid 3rd Class Guia Buarles surveys a construction project

Engineering Aid 3rd Class Guia Buarles surveys a construction project

Okinawa, Japan (Oct. 17, 2003) Engineering Aid 3rd Class Guia Buarles surveys a construction project, to repave a parking lot at Whites Beach in Okinawa. Petty Officer Buarles is assigned to Naval Mobile Const... more

Construction Electrician Constructionman John Tingler evens out cement

Construction Electrician Constructionman John Tingler evens out cement

Okinawa, Japan (Oct. 17, 2003) Construction Electrician Constructionman John Tingler evens out cement during a cement lay for a vehicle staging area for ships docked at Whites Beach in Okinawa. Constructionman... more

Engineering Aide 2nd Class Povilas Pekinas talks with Rear Adm. Charles Kubic.

Engineering Aide 2nd Class Povilas Pekinas talks with Rear Adm. Charle...

Okinawa, Japan (Nov. 24, 2003) Engineering Aide 2nd Class Povilas Pekinas talks with Rear Adm. Charles Kubic about the construction of a vehicle staging area for ships docked at White Beach in Okinawa. Kubic, ... more

Seabees assigned to the The Professionals of Naval Mobile Construction Battalion Five (NMCB-5).

Seabees assigned to the The Professionals of Naval Mobile Construction...

Okinawa, Japan (Jan. 07, 2004) Seabees assigned to the The Professionals of Naval Mobile Construction Battalion Five (NMCB-5) apply the Can Do spirit during the first concrete placement of their 2003-2004 West... more

US Air Force (USAF) Senley Walker, top, SRA Mike Shoup, left and STAFF Sergeant (SSGT) Jamie Schwilk, right, all from the 18th Communications Squadron (CS), check the tower structure for signs of corrosion during a routine antenna inspection, at Kadena Air Base (AB), Okinawa Japan (JPN)

US Air Force (USAF) Senley Walker, top, SRA Mike Shoup, left and STAFF...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Kadena Air Base State: Okinawa Country: Japan (JPN) Scene Major Command Shown: PACAF Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Anika Williams, USAF Release S... more

US Air Force (USAF) STAFF Sergeant (SSGT) Jamie Schwilk, a cable antenna systems journeyman, with the 18th Communications Squadron (CS), dons his climbing harness before acending a tower for a corrosion control antenna inspection, at Kadena Air Base (AB), Okinawa Japan (JPN)

US Air Force (USAF) STAFF Sergeant (SSGT) Jamie Schwilk, a cable anten...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Kadena Air Base State: Okinawa Country: Japan (JPN) Scene Major Command Shown: PACAF Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Anika Williams, USAF Release S... more

Sailors assigned to Commander Fleet Activities Okinawa (CFAO) stand at parade rest, ready to receive lines as the amphibious command ship USS Blue Ridge (LCC/JCC 19).

Sailors assigned to Commander Fleet Activities Okinawa (CFAO) stand at...

Okinawa, Japan (Feb. 20, 2004) Sailors assigned to Commander Fleet Activities Okinawa (CFAO) stand at parade rest, ready to receive lines as the amphibious command ship USS Blue Ridge (LCC/JCC 19) pulls into po... more

Gordon R. England, Secretary of the Navy, gives a motivational speech to the Marines and Sailors at Camp Foster Theater in Okinawa, Japan.

Gordon R. England, Secretary of the Navy, gives a motivational speech ...

Okinawa, Japan (Feb. 26, 2004) Gordon R. England, Secretary of the Navy, gives a motivational speech to the Marines and Sailors at Camp Foster Theater in Okinawa, Japan. The visit to Okinawa is part of the Secr... more

U.S. Army soldiers assigned to the First Battalion of First Special Operations Airborne Unit, Torii Station, Okinawa, Japan, perform High Altitude, Low Opening (HALO) jumps.

U.S. Army soldiers assigned to the First Battalion of First Special Op...

Okinawa, Japan (Aug. 04, 2004) U.S. Army soldiers assigned to the First Battalion of First Special Operations Airborne Unit, Torii Station, Okinawa, Japan, perform High Altitude, Low Opening (HALO) jumps out of... more

A U.S. Army soldier assigned to the First Battalion of First Special Operations Airborne Unit, Torii Station, Okinawa, Japan, performs a static jump.

A U.S. Army soldier assigned to the First Battalion of First Special O...

Okinawa, Japan (Aug. 04, 2004) A soldier assigned to the First Battalion of First Special Operations Airborne Unit, Torii Station, Okinawa, Japan, performs a static jump out of a CH-46E Sea Knight helicopter as... more

Maj. Gen. Thomas L. Moore, Rear Adm. Gary R. Jones and a Republic of Korea (ROK) naval officer attended the Ulchi Focus Lens (UFL) Icebreaker Social .

Maj. Gen. Thomas L. Moore, Rear Adm. Gary R. Jones and a Republic of K...

Okinawa, Japan (Aug. 27, 2004) Task Force 79 Commanding General, Maj. Gen. Thomas L. Moore, right, Task Force 76 Commander, Rear Adm. Gary R. Jones, left, and a Republic of Korea (ROK) naval officer, center, at... more

Aerographer's Mate 1st Class McDuffie assigned to Naval Pacific Meteorology and Oceanography Detachment (NPMOD) Kadena, lights a candle at the POW/MIA table during the 2004 Okinawa Island-Wide Navy Ball.

Aerographer's Mate 1st Class McDuffie assigned to Naval Pacific Meteor...

Okinawa, Japan (Oct. 09, 2004) Aerographer's Mate 1st Class McDuffie assigned to Naval Pacific Meteorology and Oceanography Detachment (NPMOD) Kadena, lights a candle at the POW/MIA table during the 2004 Okinaw... more

Commander Fleet Activities Okinawa, Capt. Robert D. Wilson, center left, and guest speaker, Commanding General, Marine Corps Bases, Japan, Lt. Gen. R. Blackman Jr., center right, cut the cake during the Navy 229th birthday ball.

Commander Fleet Activities Okinawa, Capt. Robert D. Wilson, center lef...

Okinawa, Japan (Oct. 09, 2004) Commander Fleet Activities Okinawa, Capt. Robert D. Wilson, center left, and guest speaker, Commanding General, Marine Corps Bases, Japan, Lt. Gen. R. Blackman Jr., center right, ... more

Personnel assigned to Naval Expeditionary Logistics Support Force (NAVELSF), Forward Group Charlie, offload a bus.

Personnel assigned to Naval Expeditionary Logistics Support Force (NAV...

Okinawa, Japan (Dec. 10, 2004) Personnel assigned to Naval Expeditionary Logistics Support Force (NAVELSF), Forward Group Charlie, offload a bus during exercise Trident Arch XII, a cargo handling exercise in Ok... more

An Air Force HH-60 Pave Hawk helicopter aboard the amphibious dock landing ship USS Fort McHenry (LSD 43), receives fuel as it completes deck-landing qualification training.

An Air Force HH-60 Pave Hawk helicopter aboard the amphibious dock lan...

Okinawa, Japan (Dec. 17, 2004) An Air Force HH-60 Pave Hawk helicopter aboard the amphibious dock landing ship USS Fort McHenry (LSD 43), receives fuel as it completes deck-landing qualification training. The P... more

P-3C Orion aircraft sits on the flight line at Kadena Air Force Base, Japan prior to a mission.

P-3C Orion aircraft sits on the flight line at Kadena Air Force Base, ...

Okinawa, Japan (Dec. 29, 2004) P-3C Orion aircraft assigned to the Tigers of Patrol Squadron Eight (VP-8) sits on the flight line at Kadena Air Force Base, Japan prior to a mission. VP-8 is currently on a six-m... more

P-3C Orion aircraft sits on the flight line at Kadena Air Force Base, Japan prior to a mission.

P-3C Orion aircraft sits on the flight line at Kadena Air Force Base, ...

Okinawa, Japan (Dec. 29, 2004) P-3C Orion aircraft assigned to the Tigers of Patrol Squadron Eight (VP-8) sits on the flight line at Kadena Air Force Base, Japan prior to a mission. VP-8 is currently on a six-m... more

Landing Craft Utility (LCU) 1631 and LCU 1651, attached to Assault Craft Unit One (ACU-1), are loaded with supplies and equipment.

Landing Craft Utility (LCU) 1631 and LCU 1651, attached to Assault Cra...

Okinawa, Japan (Jan. 02, 2005) Landing Craft Utility (LCU) 1631 and LCU 1651, attached to Assault Craft Unit One (ACU-1), are loaded with supplies and equipment before being deployed with military personnel fro... more

Seabees from Naval Mobile Construction Battalion Forty (NMCB 40) wait at White Beach Naval Facility in Okinawa, Japan to board the USS Fort McHenry (LSD 43).

Seabees from Naval Mobile Construction Battalion Forty (NMCB 40) wait ...

Okinawa, Japan (Jan. 03, 2005) Seabees from Naval Mobile Construction Battalion Forty (NMCB 40) wait at White Beach Naval Facility in Okinawa, Japan to board the USS Fort McHenry (LSD 43) along with other perso... more

Landing Craft Utility (LCU) 1651, attached to Assault Craft Unit One (ACU-1), pulls into the well deck aboard USS Fort McHenry (LSD 43).

Landing Craft Utility (LCU) 1651, attached to Assault Craft Unit One (...

Okinawa, Japan (Jan. 04, 2005) Landing Craft Utility (LCU) 1651, attached to Assault Craft Unit One (ACU-1), pulls into the well deck aboard USS Fort McHenry (LSD 43) carrying support equipment for the Navy Sea... more

Range instructors assigned to Fleet Activities Okinawa, Japan Security Department, try to distract Master-at-Arms Seaman Jessica Cato as she fires her 9mm pistol.

Range instructors assigned to Fleet Activities Okinawa, Japan Security...

Okinawa, Japan (Jan. 28, 2005) Range instructors assigned to Fleet Activities Okinawa, Japan Security Department, try to distract Master-at-Arms Seaman Jessica Cato as she fires her 9mm pistol in the Practical ... more

Seabees assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion Four Zero (NMCB-40) gives medical assistance to a wounded battalion member during a simulated Chemical, Biological, and Radiological (CBR) attack.

Seabees assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion Four Zero (NMC...

Okinawa, Japan (Jan. 29, 2005) Seabees assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion Four Zero (NMCB-40) gives medical assistance to a wounded battalion member during a simulated Chemical, Biological, and Rad... more

Aviation Ordnanceman Airman Joseph Pfelifticker mans a fire hose as he sprays-down the starboard side of a P-3C Orion.

Aviation Ordnanceman Airman Joseph Pfelifticker mans a fire hose as he...

Okinawa, Japan (Feb. 15, 2005) Aviation Ordnanceman Airman Joseph Pfelifticker mans a fire hose as he sprays-down the starboard side of a P-3C Orion, assigned to the "Fighting Tigers" of Patrol Squadron Eight (... more

Aviation Ordnanceman Airman Llyod Lewis finishes loading a MK-65 Quickstrike mine on a P-3C Orion.

Aviation Ordnanceman Airman Llyod Lewis finishes loading a MK-65 Quick...

Okinawa, Japan (Feb. 17, 2005) Aviation Ordnanceman Airman Llyod Lewis finishes loading a MK-65 Quickstrike mine on a P-3C Orion, belonging to the Fighting Tigers of Patrol Squadron Eight (VP-8). Originally des... more

Lt. Cmdr. Alan Marblestone checks a MK-65 Quickstrike mine, during an aircraft preflight on a P-3C Orion.

Lt. Cmdr. Alan Marblestone checks a MK-65 Quickstrike mine, during an ...

Okinawa, Japan (Feb. 17, 2005) Lt. Cmdr. Alan Marblestone checks a MK-65 Quickstrike mine, during an aircraft preflight on a P-3C Orion belonging to the Fighting Tigers of Patrol Squadron Eight (VP-8). The MK-6... more

Sailors assigned to VP-8 tow one of the squadron�s P-3C Orion aircraft.

Sailors assigned to VP-8 tow one of the squadron�s P-3C Orion aircraft...

Okinawa, Japan (Feb. 17, 2005) Sailors assigned to the Fighting Tigers of Patrol Squadron Eight (VP-8), tow one of the squadrons P-3C Orion aircraft. VP-8 is home-based in Brunswick, Maine, and is currently on ... more

A BQM-74E Aerial Target Drone is launches using Jet Assist Take Off (JATO) from the flight deck aboard the guided missile cruiser USS Cowpens (CG 63).

A BQM-74E Aerial Target Drone is launches using Jet Assist Take Off (J...

Okinawa, Japan (Feb. 18, 2005) A BQM-74E Aerial Target Drone is launches using Jet Assist Take Off (JATO) from the flight deck aboard the guided missile cruiser USS Cowpens (CG 63) off the coast of Okinawa, Jap... more

A BQM-74E Aerial Target Drone is launches using Jet Assist Take Off (JATO) from the flight deck aboard the guided missile cruiser USS Cowpens (CG 63).

A BQM-74E Aerial Target Drone is launches using Jet Assist Take Off (J...

Okinawa, Japan (Feb. 18, 2005) A BQM-74E Aerial Target Drone is launches using Jet Assist Take Off (JATO) from the flight deck aboard the guided missile cruiser USS Cowpens (CG 63) off the coast of Okinawa, Jap... more

Search and rescue swimmers from a boat crew recover a disabled BQM-74E Aerial Target Drone after it was launched from the flight deck of the guided missile cruiser USS Cowpens (CG 63).

Search and rescue swimmers from a boat crew recover a disabled BQM-74E...

Okinawa, Japan (Feb. 19, 2005) Search and rescue swimmers from a boat crew recover a disabled BQM-74E Aerial Target Drone after it was launched from the flight deck of the guided missile cruiser USS Cowpens (CG... more

A BQM-74E Aerial Target Drone is launches using Jet Assist Take Off (JATO) from the flight deck aboard the guided missile cruiser USS Cowpens (CG 63).

A BQM-74E Aerial Target Drone is launches using Jet Assist Take Off (J...

Okinawa, Japan (Feb. 19, 2005) A BQM-74E Aerial Target Drone is launches using Jet Assist Take Off (JATO) from the flight deck aboard the guided missile cruiser USS Cowpens (CG 63) off the coast of Okinawa, Jap... more

A boat crew attaches a pulley prior to having their Rigid Hull Inflatable Boat (RHIB) lifted out of the water and back onto the guided missile cruiser USS Cowpens (CG 63) after recovering a disabled BQM-74E Aerial Target Drone.

A boat crew attaches a pulley prior to having their Rigid Hull Inflata...

Okinawa, Japan (Feb. 19, 2005) A boat crew attaches a pulley prior to having their Rigid Hull Inflatable Boat (RHIB) lifted out of the water and back onto the guided missile cruiser USS Cowpens (CG 63) after re... more

Crew members aboard the guided missile cruiser USS Cowpens (CG 63) carry a recovered BQM-74E Aerial Target Drone to its stand.

Crew members aboard the guided missile cruiser USS Cowpens (CG 63) car...

Okinawa, Japan (Feb. 19, 2005) Crew members aboard the guided missile cruiser USS Cowpens (CG 63) carry a recovered BQM-74E Aerial Target Drone to its stand after it was launched from the flight deck off the co... more

Guerrero of El Paso, Texas, conducts maintenance on a disabled BQM-74E Aerial Target Drone.

Guerrero of El Paso, Texas, conducts maintenance on a disabled BQM-74E...

Okinawa, Japan (Feb. 19, 2005) Aviation Structural Mechanic 1st Class Antonio Guerrero of El Paso, Texas, conducts maintenance on a disabled BQM-74E Aerial Target Drone after it was launched from the flight dec... more

Seabees assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion Four Zero (NMCB-40), cross a two strand bridge over a thirty foot drop at the Jungle Warfare Training Center in Okinawa, Japan.

Seabees assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion Four Zero (NMC...

Okinawa, Japan (Feb. 21, 2005) Seabees assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion Four Zero (NMCB-40), cross a two strand bridge over a thirty foot drop at the Jungle Warfare Training Center in Okinawa, Ja... more

Seabees assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion Four Zero (NMCB-40), rappel down a hill at the Jungle Warfare Training Center in Okinawa, Japan.

Seabees assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion Four Zero (NMC...

Okinawa, Japan (Feb. 21, 2005) Seabees assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion Four Zero (NMCB-40), rappel down a hill at the Jungle Warfare Training Center in Okinawa, Japan. NMCB-40 is currently deplo... more

 A U.S. Marine low-crawls through muddy trenches during the endurance course at the Jungle Warfare Training Center on board Camp Gonslaves, Okinawa.

A U.S. Marine low-crawls through muddy trenches during the endurance ...

Okinawa, Japan (Feb. 25, 2005) A U.S. Marine low-crawls through muddy trenches during the endurance course at the Jungle Warfare Training Center on board Camp Gonslaves, Okinawa. The endurance course is a 3.4-m... more

U. S. Marines low-crawl through muddy trenches during the endurance course at the Jungle Warfare Training Center on board Camp Gonslaves, Okinawa.

U. S. Marines low-crawl through muddy trenches during the endurance co...

Okinawa, Japan (Feb. 25, 2005) U. S. Marines low-crawl through muddy trenches during the endurance course at the Jungle Warfare Training Center on board Camp Gonslaves, Okinawa. The endurance course is a 3.4-mi... more

Equipment Operator 3rd Class Jordan Mann, a Seabee assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion Four Zero (NMCB-40), low-crawls through a pond during the endurance course at the Jungle Warfare Training Center on board Camp Gonslaves, Okinawa.

Equipment Operator 3rd Class Jordan Mann, a Seabee assigned to Naval M...

Okinawa, Japan (Feb. 25, 2005) Equipment Operator 3rd Class Jordan Mann, a Seabee assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion Four Zero (NMCB-40), low-crawls through a pond during the endurance course at th... more

U.S. Marines cross a three-strand bridge at the beginning of the endurance course at the Jungle Warfare Training Center on board Camp Gonslaves, Okinawa.

U.S. Marines cross a three-strand bridge at the beginning of the endur...

Okinawa, Japan (Feb. 25, 2005) U.S. Marines cross a three-strand bridge at the beginning of the endurance course at the Jungle Warfare Training Center on board Camp Gonslaves, Okinawa. The endurance course is a... more

Journalist 2nd Class Barbera Silkwood, a Seabee assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion Four Zero (NMCB-40), emerges from muddy water.

Journalist 2nd Class Barbera Silkwood, a Seabee assigned to Naval Mobi...

Okinawa, Japan (Feb. 25, 2005) Journalist 2nd Class Barbera Silkwood, a Seabee assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion Four Zero (NMCB-40), emerges from muddy water under razor and barbed wire after goi... more

Builder 3rd Class Marcos Lopez, a Seabee assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion Four Zero (NMCB-40), low-crawls through a trench during the endurance course at the Jungle Warfare Training Center on board Camp Gonslaves, Okinawa.

Builder 3rd Class Marcos Lopez, a Seabee assigned to Naval Mobile Cons...

Okinawa, Japan (Feb. 25, 2005) Builder 3rd Class Marcos Lopez, a Seabee assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion Four Zero (NMCB-40), low-crawls through a trench during the endurance course at the Jungle... more

Seabees dine at the Seabee Ball on board Camp Butler, Okinawa.

Seabees dine at the Seabee Ball on board Camp Butler, Okinawa.

Okinawa, Japan (Mar. 05, 2005) Seabees dine at the Seabee Ball on board Camp Butler, Okinawa. The Seabee Ball is an annual event celebrating the birth of the Seabees on March 5th 1942. U.S. Navy photo by Photog... more

Builder 3rd Class Peter Lyzack uses a concrete vibrator to fill in hard to get spots in the foundation at a construction project in Okinawa, Japan.

Builder 3rd Class Peter Lyzack uses a concrete vibrator to fill in har...

Okinawa, Japan (Mar. 08, 2005) Builder 3rd Class Peter Lyzack uses a concrete vibrator to fill in hard to get spots in the foundation at a construction project in Okinawa, Japan. Petty Officer Lyzack is assigne... more

Equipment Operator 1st Class Jason Morris uses an excavator with a hydraulic rock hammer attachment to tear down the vehicle dispatch office on Camp Shields, Okinawa.

Equipment Operator 1st Class Jason Morris uses an excavator with a hyd...

Okinawa, Japan (Mar. 09, 2005) Equipment Operator 1st Class Jason Morris uses an excavator with a hydraulic rock hammer attachment to tear down the vehicle dispatch office on Camp Shields, Okinawa. Morris is as... more

A track loader operated by Equipment Operator 1st Class John Romero, tears down the vehicle dispatch office building on Camp Shields, Okinawa.

A track loader operated by Equipment Operator 1st Class John Romero, t...

Okinawa, Japan (Mar. 09, 2005) A track loader operated by Equipment Operator 1st Class John Romero, tears down the vehicle dispatch office building on Camp Shields, Okinawa. Romero is assigned to Naval Mobile C... more

Aviation Ordnancemen download an inert CATM-84K Standoff Land Attack Missile-Expanded Response (SLAM-ER) training missile from a weapons pylon on a P-3C Orion.

Aviation Ordnancemen download an inert CATM-84K Standoff Land Attack M...

Okinawa, Japan (Mar. 11, 2005) Aviation Ordnancemen download an inert CATM-84K Standoff Land Attack Missile-Expanded Response (SLAM-ER) training missile from a weapons pylon on a P-3C Orion, assigned to the Tig... more

Airman Lawrence Than salutes a P-3C Orion, assigned to the Tigers to Patrol Squadron Eight (VP-8), prior to take-off in Okinawa, Japan.

Airman Lawrence Than salutes a P-3C Orion, assigned to the Tigers to P...

Okinawa, Japan (Mar. 11, 2005) Airman Lawrence Than salutes a P-3C Orion, assigned to the Tigers to Patrol Squadron Eight (VP-8), prior to take-off in Okinawa, Japan. VP-8 is home-based in Brunswick, Maine and ... more

Aviation Ordnancemen download an AN/AWW-13 Advanced Data Link pod from a weapons pylon on a P-3C Orion, assigned to the Tigers to Patrol Squadron Eight (VP-8) in Okinawa, Japan.

Aviation Ordnancemen download an AN/AWW-13 Advanced Data Link pod from...

Okinawa, Japan (Mar. 11, 2005) Aviation Ordnancemen download an AN/AWW-13 Advanced Data Link pod from a weapons pylon on a P-3C Orion, assigned to the Tigers to Patrol Squadron Eight (VP-8) in Okinawa, Japan. T... more

Aviation Ordnanceman Airman Joseph Pfelisticker and Airman Llyod Lewis clean bomb racks on a P-3C Orion, assigned to the Tigers to Patrol Squadron Eight (VP-8) in Okinawa, Japan.

Aviation Ordnanceman Airman Joseph Pfelisticker and Airman Llyod Lewis...

Okinawa, Japan (Mar. 11, 2005) Aviation Ordnanceman Airman Joseph Pfelisticker and Airman Llyod Lewis clean bomb racks on a P-3C Orion, assigned to the Tigers to Patrol Squadron Eight (VP-8) in Okinawa, Japan. ... more

Aviation Structural Mechanic Equipment 2nd Class Lucus Green services the emergency walk-around oxygen bottles from a P-3C Orion, assigned to the Tigers to Patrol Squadron Eight (VP-8), in Okinawa, Japan.

Aviation Structural Mechanic Equipment 2nd Class Lucus Green services ...

Okinawa, Japan (Mar. 11, 2005) Aviation Structural Mechanic Equipment 2nd Class Lucus Green services the emergency walk-around oxygen bottles from a P-3C Orion, assigned to the Tigers to Patrol Squadron Eight (... more

A P-3C Orion, assigned to the Tigers to Patrol Squadron Eight (VP-8), taxis through a wash rack upon returning from a mission in Okinawa, Japan.

A P-3C Orion, assigned to the Tigers to Patrol Squadron Eight (VP-8), ...

Okinawa, Japan (Mar. 11, 2005) A P-3C Orion, assigned to the Tigers to Patrol Squadron Eight (VP-8), taxis through a wash rack upon returning from a mission in Okinawa, Japan. VP-8 is home-based in Brunswick, M... more

Aviation Ordnanceman 2nd Class Billy Stocker, assigned to Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit Five (EODMU-5), uses available shrubbery to check for trip wires during jungle warfare training exercises.

Aviation Ordnanceman 2nd Class Billy Stocker, assigned to Explosive Or...

Okinawa, Japan (Mar. 12, 2005) Aviation Ordnanceman 2nd Class Billy Stocker, assigned to Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit Five (EODMU-5), uses available shrubbery to check for trip wires during jungle wa... more

Sailors assigned to Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit Five (EODMU-5), wash off in a creek after a full day of jungle warfare training exercises.

Sailors assigned to Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit Five (EODM...

Okinawa, Japan (Mar. 12, 2005) Sailors assigned to Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit Five (EODMU-5), wash off in a creek after a full day of jungle warfare training exercises. EODMU-5 is based out of Guam... more

Lt. Geoffrey Townsend, assigned to Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit Five (EODMU-5), rappels down a 75-foot cliff during jungle warfare training exercises held in Okinawa, Japan.

Lt. Geoffrey Townsend, assigned to Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile ...

Okinawa, Japan (Mar. 12, 2005) Lt. Geoffrey Townsend, assigned to Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit Five (EODMU-5), rappels down a 75-foot cliff during jungle warfare training exercises held in Okinawa, J... more

Aviation Ordnanceman 1st Class Brian Fitzgerald, assigned to Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit Five (EODMU-5), studies his compass at a land navigation training exercise.

Aviation Ordnanceman 1st Class Brian Fitzgerald, assigned to Explosive...

Okinawa, Japan (Mar. 12, 2005) Aviation Ordnanceman 1st Class Brian Fitzgerald, assigned to Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit Five (EODMU-5), studies his compass at a land navigation training exercise dur... more

Aviation Ordnanceman 1st Class Brian Fitzgerald, right, assigned to Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit Five (EODMU-5), checks his weapon before heading out to a target area during jungle warfare training.

Aviation Ordnanceman 1st Class Brian Fitzgerald, right, assigned to Ex...

Okinawa, Japan (Mar. 12, 2005) Aviation Ordnanceman 1st Class Brian Fitzgerald, right, assigned to Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit Five (EODMU-5), checks his weapon before heading out to a target area d... more